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Pliny: Letters

Pliny the Younger

Pliny: Letters

by Pliny the Younger

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Published by William Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roman law.

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    Statementwith an English trans;ation by William Melmouth. Revised by W.M.L. Hutchinson.
    SeriesLoeb classical library, History of religions preservation project -- MN40047.4
    ContributionsMelmouth, William, 1710-1799., Hutchinson, W. M. L. b. 1868.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14023548M
    OCLC/WorldCa38012570

      Book X of the Letters contains his correspondence with Trajan during this period, and includes letters about the early Christians. Pliny's Letters are important as a social document of his times. They tell us about the man himself and his wide interests, and about his many friends, including Tacitus, Martial and : Pliny The Younger.   This is the first general introduction to Pliny's Letters published in any language, combining close readings with broader context and adopting a fresh and innovative approach to reading the letters as an artistically structured collection. Chapter 1 traces Pliny's autobiographical narrative throughout the Letters; Chapter 2 undertakes detailed study of Book 6 as an artistic entity; while.

    The letters which flowed between Trajan and Pliny in the last decade of his life form Book X and are a remarkable glimpse into the relationship an emperor would have with an ‘imperial magistrate’. The letters are particularly well known because they touch upon key topics of the time. Pliny the Younger was the governor of Bithynia and Pontus on the Black Sea coast of Anatolia, having arrived there around September as the representative of Emperor Trajan. Pliny likely wrote the letters from Amisus before his term ended in January The origin of Christianity in that region is not known, but it has not been associated with Paul the Apostle's travels.

    Pliny lists over drugs, compared to in Dioscorides's De Materia Medica, in Theophrastus, and in Galen. The poppy and opium are mentioned; Pliny notes that opium induces sleep and can be fatal. Diseases and their treatment are covered in book XXVI. Pliny addresses magic in Book : Pliny the Elder. Wikipedia Book - Letters of Pliny. Download M4B Part 1 (MB) Download M4B Part 2 (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. Letters of Pliny. PLINY THE YOUNGER (61 - ca. ), translated by William MELMOTH ( - ).


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Pliny was born in Comum in 61 or 62 A.D., and died in AD., while acting as Roman governor of Bithynia & Pontus. His letters are arranged in ten books, of which the tenth consists entirely of letters to and from the emperor Trajan.

A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 7. Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 7. Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. Click on the L symbols to go the Latin text of each letter. Pliny: Letters book A translation of Pliny's Letters, Book 9.

Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 9. Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified. See key to translations for an explanation of the format.

Click on the L symbols to go the Latin text of each letter. A translation of Pliny's Letters, B Pliny the Younger: Letters - B Letters Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified. The numbering of the letters in this book has been changed slightly to bring it into line with the most recent editions.

The introduction and letters really helps one become acquainted with Pliny the man and Pliny: Letters book the live he lived nearly years ago. This collection of letters contains an assortment of intimate personal correspondence with friends on various topics and book ten of this collection contains his correspondence with the Emperor Trajan/5(66).

Book X of the Letters contains his correspondence with Trajan during this period, and includes letters about the early Christians. Pliny's Letters are important as a social document of his times.

They tell us about the man himself and his wide interests, and about. Introduction. of Pliny’s 1 imply that these two people, at any rate, knew his work before Symmachus and Sidonius. 2 In the writings of the Middle Ages he leaves no trace.

Note on the Text. The text of Books I to IX of the Letters rests on three manuscript traditions, the 9-book, the book and the 8-book, known as α, β, γ in the Oxford text and as X, Z, Y in the text of S.

Stout. BOOK SEVEN. LETTER TO SURA. THE present recess from business affords you leisure to give, and me to receive, instruction. I am extremely desirous therefore to know your sentiments concerning spectres, whether you believe they actually exist and have their own proper shapes and a measure of divinity, or are only the false impressions of a terrified imagination.

BOOK TEN. LETTER TO THE EMPEROR TRAJAN. IT is a rule, Sir, which I inviolably observe, to refer myself to you in all my doubts; for who is more capable of guiding my uncertainty or informing my ignorance. Having never been present at any trials of the Christians, I am unacquainted with the method and limits to be observed either in.

They were written about when Pliny was Governor of Bithynia. Fifty-one of Trajan’s replies are included with Pliny’s letters. The tenth book was probably edited by someone other than Pliny.

book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book letter: C. Plinius Tironi suo s. Plinius Arriano suo s. Letters. Pliny the Younger. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike United States License.

Buy a cheap copy of The Letters of the Younger Pliny book by Pliny the Younger. A prominent lawyer and administrator, Pliny (c. AD ) was also a prolific letter-writer, who numbered among his correspondents such eminent figures as Tacitus, Free shipping over $/5(5).

Book X of the Letters contains his correspondence with Trajan during this period, and includes letters about the early Christians. Pliny's Letters are important as a social document of his times. They tell us about the man himself and his wide interests, and about his many friends, including Tacitus, Martial and Suetonius.

Pliny has a gift for /5(5). Looking for books by Pliny the Younger. See all books authored by Pliny the Younger, including The Letters of the Younger Pliny, and The Historians of Ancient Rome, and more on   The Letters of Pliny the Younger is a deserved classic - an intimate glimpse of the daily life of an upper-class Roman citizen in the late first century A.D., and a lawyer of celebrity status.

However, only the first half of this book is without SIGNIFICANT typos/5(20). The first letter describes the journey of his uncle Pliny the Elder during which he perished. The second one describes his own observations in a town across the bay.

The translation is perhaps not quite verbatim but in a modern contemporary (hence areadable) form. These letter are probably the very first detailed description of a volcanic eruption.

While the first nine books of Pliny’s letters follow a roughly chronological order—the author disingenuously maintains he’s just selected them casually, almost at random—Book 10 is made up of official correspondence exchanged during his tenure.

PLINY the Younger (62 – ) Epistles - books I to X - edited from 96 to Most of the letters in the first half of the book are addressed to friends and family and treat the everyday business like illness, death, legacies, as well as some speeches at the senate in Pliny's function as a lawyer.

Historically interesting as there are some /5. Pliny the Younger has books on Goodreads with ratings. Pliny the Younger’s most popular book is The Letters of the Younger Pliny. “Epistulae X” (“Letters 10”, also known as the “Correspondence with Trajan”) is a book of letters by the Roman lawyer and author Pliny the Younger to the Emperor Trajan between and CE.

Letter 96 is the most famous of the collection, and it contains the earliest external account of Christian worship, and details what was to become the standard Roman policy toward Christians Ratings:.

Book X of the Letters contains his correspondence with Trajan during this period, and includes letters about the early Christians. Pliny’s Letters are important as a social document of his times.

They tell us about the man himself and his wide interests, and about. Pliny was a Roman lawyer and administrator that lived in the latter first century AD up through the second decade of the second century.

As the title suggests, these are letters to various individuals, most unknown of course, but others are known, especially once one gets to B where Pliny's correspondence with Emperor Trajan can be seen. Pliny even wrote to his fellow essayist and friend the historian Tacitus.

Pliny supplied his recollection of the eruption of Vesuvius for inclusion in Tacitus’ Histories. From 99 to CE, during his role in various government posts, he would not only compose two volumes of verses but also write nine books of literary letters, his Author: Donald L.

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